Milton man killed in action in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON D.C. - The U.S. Department of Defense reported Friday that a Northumberland County soldier was killed in action while serving as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Baysore Jr., 31, of Milton, died Thursday in Paktya Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire during combat operations.
Baysore was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, of the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.